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May 13, 2012 6:30am EDT
street, voter i.d. requirements and stand your ground laws which more than half of the united states still has on the books. to some, these are reasons to resurrect the movement of protest against social injustices. the civil rights movement of the 1960s is considered one of the greatest movements in american history. but many of the issues that dr. king marched for are the same issues plaguing us today. has anything really changed? have african-americans become too complacent? is it time to resurrect the movement? >> we will not rest, we will not stop. we will not forget. >> we brought together a panel of leaders. the president and ceo of the national urban league. dr. jamal bryant, pastor of the empowerment temple in baltimore, and dr. eric dyson, sociology professor. we asked the question -- are we in the midst of a moment or a movement? >> i hope it's a movement, i hope it will ignite a greater degree, whether it's voter i.d., whether it's racial profiling and sometimes unfair police tactics. all the way across the board. we are up against a right wing resurgence in this nation. we hav
May 30, 2012 12:30am EDT
international law, the united states is in an armed conflict with al-qaeda, the ttlibann and assoccated forcee, in response to the 9/11 attacks, and we may alss useeforce coosistent with our inherent riggh of national self- defense." llnguage former bbsh administration officials note &pis strikingly familiar to the republican justifications pandidate ooama ripped in 2008. represents a one-eighty in hhs direction so yes, hypocritical in the sense that he continues to criticizz those who believe in, for instance,,enhanced does this which is far more republicans also question the timing of this massive leak to the new york times, and whhther it was aimed at making the president look mooe whiton says, "why this information nddthe fact that these people is targeted has been let out to the press is somewhat shocking and fits a pattern f abuse of sensstivv intelligence and national security information" there was nothing president's more direct, e hands-on approach has delivered results, most notably taking out usama bin laden.carney says, "president obama made clear from th
May 18, 2012 12:30am EDT
wants po "de-friend" the united states of america just to avvid paying taxes.eduardo saverin was a harrard when he provided some of the g, earliest financing for facebook. noww with the social nettorking giant poisedd to go public -- he's poised to make a lot of money -- estimated to own a ffur perrenn stake potentially worth four billion dollars. earlier this year -- the brazilian-born saaerin renounned his u-s citizenship. and democratic senators chuck schumer and bob casey say it was to dodge taxes on a windfall.saverin has turned his bacc on the couunry that welcomed him and kept im safe, eeucated him, and helped him become a billionaire. responding in a statement thursday, saverin said --my decision to expatriate was based solely on my interest in siigapore, where i have been ssnce 2009. i am obligated to and will pay hunnrees of millions of dollars inntaxes to the united states government. i have paid and will continue to pay any taxes while a u.s. citizen.while - facebook wws the headline, schumer and casey also introduced legislation they call the ex-patrrot act,,that would
May 5, 2012 12:30am EDT
toothe united states so he can pursue his studies." late yesterday, at an emergency congressional hearing, chen áby cell phoneá told lawmakers he'd likeeto leave china on secretary clinnon's plane. although tte activist didn't ssund like he wanted to stay in the u-s permanently.chen says: "he wants to come to the us for some time of rest. he has not had any rest in the pass 10 yeers." thh congreesman who chaired that hearing says he's pleased by progress, bbt blames the dministration for rushing to resolve chen's case.smith says: "there was clearly a hhrry up oofense in ooder to clear the decks if you will so that tte uh uh the seeretary of ssate and geithner woold be able to have this meeting." chen is vocal about chinn's one-child policy, which has resulteddin forced late-term abortions or sterilization, and he was under house arrest before a daring escape with the help of supporters llst week. a fellow chinese dissident visiting washington made it clear he believes u-- prestigg is on he line.yushi says: "i &pthe american whiie house has responsibility and should help all thos
May 2, 2012 12:30am EDT
of him aa a candidate for the presidency of the united states to announce thatt he would gg in. rather just to say as i did, we reeerve the right to go where we feel is appropriate to secure the interests of the uuited states of america."(nats) you hire the presiddnt to make the calll when no one else ccn do it." the back-and-forth seems to stem from a web ad released by the obama campaign decision to launch thh ident's successful strike against bin laden. he ad has &psparked backlash from a diverseegroup of critics. obbma supporter ariaana huffington called it "despicable" - and took offense to the ad's suggestion that romney would not hve republican senator john mccain - he man who went head-to- head with mister obama in 2008 - said the president is taking credit foo something any done.mccain says: "i've had e - the great honor of servinggin the company of heroes and you know the thing abouu heroes? they don'tt brag." just days after the successful mmssion, then-defense secretary obert gates orriid that in credit - and not ocusing on the seeuriiy of the miiitary personnel inv
May 23, 2012 12:30am EDT
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